Short Courses

All presenters of Short Courses are specially invited to present on a particular topic. Short Courses are developed by the Convention Program Committee, Specialty Recognition Boards, Special Interest Groups (SIGs), or the host state association. Short Course tickets are $80 each and available for purchase through registration.

Short Course titles denoted with an asterisk (*) have been developed by SIGs; ASHA members who are SIG affiliates may purchase discounted tickets to SIG-developed Short Courses for $40 each. To learn more about Special Interest Groups and to become an affiliate, call the ASHA Action Center (800-498-2071).

The links below provide full details for each Short Course—including topic area, authors, abstract, learner outcomes, and more. All Short Courses will take place at the Hyatt Regency Orlando.

Thursday, November 21, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

SC01: Anxiety about Student Anxiety: What Faculty Need to Know 

SC02: Applying Ethical Decision Making & Evidence-Based Practice to AAC

SC03: Intensive Listening Lab for Discrimination/Identification of Maladaptive Compensatory Speech-Sound Errors Related to Velopharyngeal Dysfunction

SC04: I Want to Talk…but not in English!: Providing Culturally & Linguistically Responsive AAC Services*

SC05: Implementation of the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) in Different Care/Cultural Settings

SC06: Developing Critical Counseling Skills

SC07: Cognitive Screening in the Audiology Clinic*

SC08: Learn it Today, Start Tomorrow! A Practical Strategies Course on Developing Independent Executive Function Skills*

SC09: Imagining the Possibilities with Praat: A Hands-on Tutorial on Its Clinical & Research Applications

Friday, November 22, 9:00 a.m. – noon

SC10: Models of Care for Communication Concerns in Persons With Traumatic Brain Injury Attempting Work Return

SC11: AAC Assessment & Intervention with Really Hard Kids: What Do I Do Today & Tomorrow?*

SC12: Imagine Conducting a Hearing Test Without an Audiometric Booth…*

SC13: Supporting a Culture of Interprofessional Practice in the Evolving Post Acute Care Landscape*

SC14: Narrative Assessment & Intervention to Improve Literacy Outcomes

Friday, November 20, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

SC15: Skilled Breastfeeding Support: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Assessment and Treatment of Breastfeeding*

SC16: International Classification of Functioning: A Framework for Communication Assessment and Intervention across the Lifespan*

SC17: Radiation Fibrosis Syndrome: Case-Based Application to Identification, Evaluation, Prevention, & Rehabilitation of Impairments in HNC

SC18: Reading Readiness in Children With Hearing Loss: Applying Research to Practice*

SC19: Clinical Decision Making in Individuals with Co-Existing Cognitive-Linguistic and Motor Speech Deficits

SC20: Supervision & Ethics in the Age of Social Media*

SC21: Injury Management of the Vocal Athlete: What We Do & How We Do It

Saturday, November 23, 9:00 a.m. – noon

SC22: Graduate Admissions: Evidence, Principles, Innovations, Best Practices*

SC23: Aural (Re)Habilitation: Beyond Device Selection & Programming

SC24: Bottles, Babbling, & Beyond: Feeding & Communication Intervention for Infants & Toddlers with Cleft Palate*  

SC25: Prepare, Plan & Progress! Effective School-Based Therapy Planning for Children who Stutter*

SC26: Imagine More: An Exploratory ‘Tour’ of the Evidence-Base for Phonological Intervention in Schools*

SC27: Let’s Get Telepractical: Everything You Need for Telepractice Now*

Saturday, November 23, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

SC28: Navigating the Complexities of Cognitive-Communication Treatment for Dementia: Evidence, Personhood & Organizational Considerations*

SC29: Imagine Your Team: Multidisciplinary Assessment & Treatment of Feeding Problems in ASD

(WITHDRAWN)  SC30: Principles & Tools for Communication with Stakeholders in Hearing Healthcare*

SC31: Spasmodic Dysphonia: Past, Present & Future*

About ASHA

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language, and hearing scientists, audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel, and students.

About the Convention

The ASHA Convention is one of the largest professional development events for audiologists; speech-language pathologists; and speech, language, and hearing scientists. Bringing together approximately 15,000 attendees, the annual Convention offers more than 2,500 sessions eligible for ASHA continuing education credit covering the latest research, clinical skills, and techniques in communication sciences and disorders.

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